e-science


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e-science

An umbrella term for large-scale scientific projects that use grid computing and collaboration via the Internet with researchers and technicians worldwide. The term was coined in the U.K., which has several e-science centers throughout the country. See grid computing.
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Contract award: BS 45/06/2015 - laboratory equipment for e-Science.
The categories include ICT applications in the areas of e-commerce, e-agriculture, and e-learning, and e-science, and e-environment category; capacity building category; international and regional co-operation category; building confidence and security in the use of ICT sector category; and the role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICT sector for development category.
ictQATAR, the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, led a National Nominating Committee for the 2011 World Summit Award (WSA), where an extensive review of various Qatari websites was undertaken to nominate the most outstanding websites in the eight categories of the award: e-Government & Institutions, e-Business & Commerce, e-Culture & Heritage, e-Entertainment & Games, e-Health & Environment, e-Inclusion & Participation, e-Learning & Education and e-Science & Technology.
E-Science, E-Content, E-Health, and E-Commerce categories, indicated
Several application areas of e-services have emerged during the last decade: e-business, e-commerce, e-government, e-science, e-learning, and e-health.
The subsequent broad theme, engineering and technical aspects, encompasses the majority of the papers, with topics including, for example, buffer overflow, impedance matching in RF circuit design, efficient load balancing in distributed systems, and workflow techniques for e-science in astronomy.
London, December 5 (ANI): Scientists are running simulations of transistors smaller than 30 nanometres on the UK e-science grid that links thousands of computers, which would help design components for the next generation of silicon chips.
Meanwhile, E-Science Central recently became the first commercial entity to emerge on the back of the Newcastle Science City project and could play a major role in building a reputation for the region as an international hotbed for server-based computing.
In addition to e- entertainment, WSA's were given for achievement in e-government, e-learning, e-health, e-culture and e-science.
Scientists will be entering a new dimension when a unique e-Science Research institute opens in the region.
Dr Vincent Breton, of the centre's Corpuscular Physics Laboratory, has used FlexX software developed by Germany's Fraunhofer Institute, to link computers involved in the EU-funded Enabling Grids for E-sciencE project and told them to focus on these diseases.
Cooke and Clifton go on to compare Scotland's success in carving out new opportunities in the bioscience, health science and e-science sectors with what they see as Wales' relative failure to exploit sufficient openings in new wealth-creating fields.